Meet the new Head Writers.

NBC has confirmed with Soaps.com that Marlene Clark Poulter (Marlene McPherson) and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. have been officially named the new Co-Head Writers of “Days of our Lives.”

Poulter was previously the Associate Head Writer for “Days” from 1993 until 1999. Both writers were longtime collaborators of former “Days” Head Writer and “Passions” creator James E. Reilly. Poulter (McPherson) and Thomas Jr. both served as writers for “Passions” throughout its run.

For more on the behind-the-scenes changes, check out Days of our Lives: Head Writer Dena Higley Fired.